Health technologies and digital health

Health technologies play a role in nearly every area of health. Using digital information and modern communication technologies effectively is vital to the future of our health system.

About health technologies and digital health

Find out what we mean by these terms.

What we do

Read about our role and responsibilities in the areas of health technologies and digital health.

Health technology assessments (HTAs)

Learn how we use HTAs to assess the value of medicines, vaccines, medical devices and medical services.

Initiatives and programs

See a list of programs we fund related to health technologies and digital health.

Latest news

Latest news

Your Aged Care Update issue 23, 2022

Your Aged Care Update #23: Consultation for Aged Care Quality Standards, HCP Program Assurance Community of Practice: Live chat session, Discussion paper: In-home aged care, a Grant Opportunity and more

Australian Digital Health Agency

Our portfolio agency, the Australian Digital Health Agency, aims to improve health outcomes for Australians through the delivery of national digital health services and systems.

See its site for details on how to use services like My Health Record, telehealth, electronic prescriptions and more.

Visit the agency's site

Latest resources

Latest resources

Stoma Appliance Scheme application and assessment guidelines

These guidelines are for stoma appliance and product suppliers. They explain how to get a product listed on the Stoma Appliance Scheme Schedule.

ATAGI recommended COVID-19 doses and vaccines

This infographic outlines which vaccines and doses are recommended for each age and population group.

Health Technology Assessment Policy and Methods Review – Reference committee communique – 1 December 2022 and 19 December 2022

A update from the Health Technology Assessment Policy and Methods review Reference Committee following their meeting on 1 December and 19 December 2022.

Stoma Appliance Scheme utilisation and expenditure data quarterly report – October to December 2022

This document shows how much we spent in October to December 2022 on stoma appliances and products under the Stoma Appliance Scheme in the 2022-2023 financial year.